NFL The Best New York Giants of All Time  

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This is a list of the best New York Giants of all time. Formed in 1925, the New York Football Giants are a name as recognizable with the NFL as much as any other team in the league. The Giants are one of the greatest teams of all time. The team has won eight championships, four before the AFL-NFL merger in 1970 and four Super Bowl titles. Some of the greatest defensive players in NFL history have played for the Giants. The team has traditionally relied on stout defenses and a powerful running game. The formative years of the NFL saw some of the best linemen and linebackers play for the team. Hall of Famers from the team's early years includes Sam Huff, Frank Gifford, Rosey Brown, Andy Robustelli and Y.A. Tittle.

After an 18 playoff drought, the Giants' fortunes started to turn in 1981. That year, the team drafted one of its greatest players and perhaps the best linebacker ever in Lawrence Taylor. In addition to Taylor, the team had some of the top Giants in Phil Simms, George Martin and Harry Carson. More recently, the Giants have won multiple Super Bowl titles with quarterback Eli Manning and Justin Tuck captaining the defense. 

This list of the best New York Giants of all time. If you see someone who should be on this list and isn't, feel free to add him. Vote or rerank the list according to who you think is the greatest New York Giants player of all time.
list ordered by

1
2,857 185
Lawrence Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Linebacker

2
1,984 384
Michael Strahan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Defensive end

3
2,037 675
Eli Manning is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Quarterback

4
1,104 370
Harry Carson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Defensive end, Linebacker

5
1,317 448
Phil Simms is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Quarterback

6
997 382
Frank Gifford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Running back, Cornerback, Halfback

7
737 335
Sam Huff is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Linebacker

8
952 407
Mark Bavaro is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Tight end

9
940 349
Y. A. Tittle is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Quarterback

10
1,001 332
Tiki Barber is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Running back

11
827 257
Justin Tuck is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Defensive end

12
1,362 304
Odell Beckham Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Jonathan_Rojas2 added Wide reciever

13
812 299
Carl Banks is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Linebacker

14
420 176
Emlen Tunnell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Return specialist, Safety, Defensive back

15
639 213
Amani Toomer is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Wide receiver

16
468 185
Roosevelt Brown is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Roosevelt Brown Offensive tackle

17
494 176
Leonard Marshall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Defensive tackle, Defensive end, Defensive lineman

18
503 248
Joe Morris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Running back

19
885 341
Victor Cruz is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Wide receiver

20
463 239
Ottis Anderson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Running back

21
420 199
Rosey Grier is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Defensive lineman

22
715 207
Jason Pierre-Paul is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Defensive end

23
595 157
Osi Umenyiora is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Defensive end

24
386 164
Pepper Johnson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Linebacker

25
340 171
Rodney Hampton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New York Giants of All Time
Running back